MSI x470 Gaming Pro Carbon Bios Resetting?

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Hello all! Posting to get some more eyes on my current situation. Im finding some other Hardware issues that could be related to this but Ill just explain my first problem with the BIOS resetting. I have a MSI x470 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard, Ive updated the BIOS multiple times. Doesnt seem to stick. My computer does tend to Randomly black screen / restart and it seems like after that happens is when the reset of bios happens. Ive replaced the CMOS battery as well. ( pertaining to my black screen / random reboots ) Ive ran Windows Memory Diagnostic, and memtest for a bit no errors. Swapped GPU, and Motherboard as well to try and resolve black screens / resetting and problem still persisted. I'm now getting a new PSU and RAM in attempt to finally resolve this nightmare.

* Ive done a clean install of windows as well and the problem is still present.
 
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Could you please post a detailed list of your components?
 
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Could you please post a detailed list of your components?
Sure thing!
Ryzen 2700x ( stock clock )
Corsair Vengeance LXP 16GB DDR 4 ( 3000hz )
MSI x470 Gaming Pro Carbon
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0
Noctua NH-D15
WDC M.2 Drive ( Checked with Crystal Disk Info ) * Good
EVGA 750W G PSU ( paperclip tested )
Windows 10 Home
Built in 2018
 
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Hi what BIOS version did you flash?

The highest stable BIOS for the 2700X that you have is version 2.6

The versions above that are for the Ryzen 3000 series processors and are less stable for the 2000 and 1000 series processors. Also you will loose the nice Click BIOS 5 for the Click BIOS Lite. Loosing some features and the graphics interface.

If you did already flash to the higher versions there are instructions somewhere on this forum to flash back to an older version.

I ran a 2700X stable on this 2.6 BIOS version without any issues for over a year. Currently running a 3900X stable with the latest BIOS.
 
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Hi what BIOS version did you flash?

The highest stable BIOS for the 2700X that you have is version 2.6

The versions above that are for the Ryzen 3000 series processors and are less stable for the 2000 and 1000 series processors. Also you will loose the nice Click BIOS 5 for the Click BIOS Lite. Loosing some features and the graphics interface.

If you did already flash to the higher versions there are instructions somewhere on this forum to flash back to an older version.

I ran a 2700X stable on this 2.6 BIOS version without any issues for over a year. Currently running a 3900X stable with the latest BIOS.
Hello I flashed the 7B78v2E 2020-06-22 version. The BIOS seems to reset to an original black / white / grey bios version. Also not pertaining to the bios resetting thing, I have a b450 pro4 in right now and the black screening / reboots still happening.
 
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If it's happening with a completely different board....that really would tend to indicate the issue is either a problem with Windows, or a problem with other hardware, perhaps the CPU itself.
 

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Well, you've got to consider the common components. If on a different board the same thing is happening, what could cause it?
I could possibly see the CPU doing it.
I could see the PSU maybe doing the same as well.

Hard to say. The easiest thing to do is swap components with another system to see what works and what doesn't. But most people don't have 2 sets of components sitting around.
 
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Well, you've got to consider the common components. If on a different board the same thing is happening, what could cause it?
I could possibly see the CPU doing it.
I could see the PSU maybe doing the same as well.

Hard to say. The easiest thing to do is swap components with another system to see what works and what doesn't. But most people don't have 2 sets of components sitting around.
Yeah exactly. Im getting a new psu, and ram as a final attempt to fix it.
 

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What PSU are you getting?
Without knowing too much more about your system exactly, it's hard to say what would be good or bad.
 

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The RMx should be a great supply. Hopefully that fixes the issue.
 

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Did you check the RAM via memtest86?
Did you try reinstalling Windows on a different, known working, hard drive/SSD?
Those would be the other 2 things I would verify.
But at this point, I'd start consider removing anything that isn't 100% necessary and try to determine what is causing the problem.
Clearly the PSU isn't the issue. The MB isn't the problem. I doubt the CPU is, but it honestly could be.
 
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Did you check the RAM via memtest86?
Did you try reinstalling Windows on a different, known working, hard drive/SSD?
Those would be the other 2 things I would verify.
But at this point, I'd start consider removing anything that isn't 100% necessary and try to determine what is causing the problem.
Clearly the PSU isn't the issue. The MB isn't the problem. I doubt the CPU is, but it honestly could be.
Brand new memory, Didnt try reinstalling windows on a different ssd.
Ive swapped and replaced pretty mucyh everything but the CPU at this point.
Doing a test now for the power twitch 2 pin connector.
 
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